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Individual and Collective Performance Deteriorate in a New Team: A Case Study of CS:GO Tournaments [article]

Weiwei Zhang, Goran Muric, Emilio Ferrara
2022 arXiv   pre-print
This study examined one aspect of group dynamics - team switching - and aims to answer how changing a team affects individual and collective performance in eSports tournaments.  ...  After a player switched to a new team, both the individual and the collective performance dropped initially, and then slowly recovered.  ...  For this study, we collected data from professional tournaments of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO), one of the most popular multiplayer first-person shooter games, and made several natural experiment  ... 
arXiv:2205.09693v1 fatcat:iqct5xxfvbf4fdcbn3ieozifji

Sensuous proximity in research methods with expert teams, media sports, and esports practices

Emma Witkowski
2018 MedieKultur: Journal of Media and Communication Research  
Drawing on fieldwork with World of Warcraft Arena tournament esports teams and research methods orientations from games studies, sensuous ethnography, and sports studies, a position of sensuous proximity  ...  in games research is explored and developed as a suite of research guidelines for engaging with esports teams high performance practices.  ...  , both individually and as a team.  ... 
doi:10.7146/mediekultur.v34i64.97014 fatcat:cswog2xbsngmzig7s5nqqxvzfm

Patients treated outside ICUs

Ana Vitoria CS Gasparine, Cintia MC Grion, Claudia MDM Carrilho, Fabiane Urizzi, Joao Paulo M Favoreto, Patricia R Pêras, Patricia S Moya, Raquel Mireski
2015 Critical Care  
Methods: From a total of 435 children born in 2012 in a public maternity hospital of Joinville, Brazil, 279 participated in a new investigation 1 year later.  ...  The mortality rates of transferred STEMI cases were 8% in 2011 (nine cases) and 3% (eight cases) in 2013/14 (p = 0.06) with an observed/ expected mortality by Grace score of 1.11 (95% CI, 0.39-1.83) in  ...  A local team targeted reductions in the time of mechanical ventilation (MV), in length of stay and in the number of inappropriate transfusions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc14675 fatcat:g2s4ef3dbbg2zfexxw4pmnhpt4

Success of a urinary catheter insertion team in reducing urinary infections in the ICU

Deianira Regagnin, Debora Schettini da Silva Alves, Luciana Reis Guastelli
2015 Critical Care  
Methods: From a total of 435 children born in 2012 in a public maternity hospital of Joinville, Brazil, 279 participated in a new investigation 1 year later.  ...  The mortality rates of transferred STEMI cases were 8% in 2011 (nine cases) and 3% (eight cases) in 2013/14 (p = 0.06) with an observed/ expected mortality by Grace score of 1.11 (95% CI, 0.39-1.83) in  ...  A local team targeted reductions in the time of mechanical ventilation (MV), in length of stay and in the number of inappropriate transfusions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc14690 fatcat:dlr4aiiyhzg6rlvpe43zjiwgwm

Hospital mortality predictive factors following rapid response team activation in very old patients

Henrique Palomba, Antonio Capone, Felipe M de T Piza, Michelle Jaures, Thiago D Corrêa
2015 Critical Care  
Methods: From a total of 435 children born in 2012 in a public maternity hospital of Joinville, Brazil, 279 participated in a new investigation 1 year later.  ...  The mortality rates of transferred STEMI cases were 8% in 2011 (nine cases) and 3% (eight cases) in 2013/14 (p = 0.06) with an observed/ expected mortality by Grace score of 1.11 (95% CI, 0.39-1.83) in  ...  A local team targeted reductions in the time of mechanical ventilation (MV), in length of stay and in the number of inappropriate transfusions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc14681 fatcat:gwc3jbqnbveo7kq6qz2cnlpfmi

Predictive factors of in-hospital mortality in very old patients following rapid response team activation

Henrique Palomba, Andréia Pardini, Antonio Capone Neto, Felipe M de T Piza, Michele Jaures, Thiago D Corrêa
2015 Critical Care  
Methods: From a total of 435 children born in 2012 in a public maternity hospital of Joinville, Brazil, 279 participated in a new investigation 1 year later.  ...  The mortality rates of transferred STEMI cases were 8% in 2011 (nine cases) and 3% (eight cases) in 2013/14 (p = 0.06) with an observed/ expected mortality by Grace score of 1.11 (95% CI, 0.39-1.83) in  ...  A local team targeted reductions in the time of mechanical ventilation (MV), in length of stay and in the number of inappropriate transfusions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc14686 fatcat:ke6xj4ekqbhw3ct2xpyb5nv3ci

Everything community? Destructive processes in communities of crowdsourcing competitions

Rita Faullant, Guido Dolfus
2017 Business Process Management Journal  
Originality/value -This study is the first to investigate in detail the phase of idea generation on crowdsourcing platforms, and the nature and impact of social interactions among contestants.  ...  There is, however, a lack of understanding in such crowdsourcing environments of the creative process itself and the influence of social interaction on the platform during this process.  ...  In this stream of literature, studies showed that able members in promotion tournaments are more often the victims of sabotage attacks (Chen, 2003) .  ... 
doi:10.1108/bpmj-10-2016-0206 fatcat:ovfai6goezci7gpgsrxc2mu66e

A Novel Lazy Serpent Algorithm for the Prioritization of Leak Repairs in Water Networks

Samer El-Zahab, Abobakr Al-Sakkaf, Eslam Mohammed Abdelkader, Tarek Zayed
2020 Water  
Yet, the deterioration of leaks is not linear through time and requires a more in-depth assessment of the condition of the leak.  ...  This paper proposes and compares two optimization techniques: (1) a well-known genetic algorithm and (2) a novel approach named the Lazy Serpent Algorithm.  ...  Moreover, all leaks are assumed to be deteriorating at an individual rate determined by each case and through historical data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12082235 fatcat:62raoklkefc6zob6enw5ypslrm

Assessing the impact of the 2012 European Football Championships on the Polish economy

Jakub Borowski, Jakub Boratyński, Adam Czerniak, Paweł Dykas, Mariusz Plich, Ryszard Rapacki, Tomasz Tokarski
2013 International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing  
In this paper, we examine the impact of the UEFA EURO 2012™ on the Polish economy. The simulations are based on a dynamic computable general equilibrium (CGE) model and cover the years 2008-2020.  ...  We find that the main source of economic benefits is the acceleration of investments in transport infrastructure, which fosters growth of total factor productivity and the inflow of foreign direct investment  ...  Acknowledgements This paper draws on economic modelling commissioned by PL.2012 Ltd, a special purpose vehicle of the Minister of Sport and Tourism in Poland.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijsmm.2013.055196 fatcat:zynaj2dhdbcejkl2iyqfkg3hme

Can Nutrients and Dietary Supplements Potentially Improve Cognitive Performance Also in Esports?

Monika Szot, Ewa Karpęcka-Gałka, Remigiusz Dróżdż, Barbara Frączek
2022 Healthcare  
There is a lack of sufficient evidence that has investigated the relationship between dietary effects and improved performance in esports.  ...  In supporting the physical and mental abilities of e-athletes the base is a well-balanced diet with adequate hydration.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare10020186 pmid:35206801 pmcid:PMC8872051 fatcat:aqynbjicurbzfe6zbs24ft5t54

Why Civil Service Reforms do not Work

Nadeem Ul Ul Haque
2007 Social Science Research Network  
In many cases, the result was demoralisation and a further deterioration in the quality of government services as the public sector reacted to these strategic attacks on its recently expanded mandate in  ...  The US government adopted a mechanism for inducing better team behaviour by instituting an award for good team performance in the wake of the REGO movement for improving government cost-efficiency and  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.991512 fatcat:zj5wkgvo6bblhgioqx772menxu

Strategic Manipulation in Peer Performance Evaluation

Yifei Huang, Matthew Shum, Xi Wu
2016 Social Science Research Network  
Xi Wu thanks the managing partner and the head of the human resource department of the participating audit firm for providing proprietary data and information on performance evaluation that make this study  ...  ABSTRACT This study examines strategic behavior in "360-degree" performance appraisal systems, in which an employee is evaluated by her supervisor as well as her colleagues.  ...  Our study contributes to this emerging literature by documenting a new form of strategic peer rating in a real business environment.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2776229 fatcat:mcciwkkbrfgfjhgjs6uc7wadd4

The Interface Between Sport Psychiatry and Sports Medicine

Mark D. Miller
2005 Clinics in Sports Medicine  
Acknowledgments Deepest appreciation to Judy Brown for research assistance and transcription, and to Ian Tofler, MB, BS, for editing assistance.  ...  an individual and team level.  ...  In the families studied by the Bloom research team [12, [15] [16] [17] , this was a time of great excitement and playfulness.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.csm.2005.06.008 fatcat:dxjqipb7xngqhhyr24xshis534

Abstracts presented at International Congress CIDESD 2019

CIDESD 2019
2019 Motricidade  
The International Congress of CIDESD 2019 aims to provide a valuable opportunity for delegates to share, learn from and contribute to the most recent advances in Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences in  ...  a refreshing professional and social scenery.  ...  Performance analysis in team sports: Advances from an Ecological Dynamics approach.  ... 
doi:10.6063/motricidade.16967 fatcat:g5mwfsdzuja2dcshmvf5hcd5fi

TA Treatment of Depression. A Simplified Hermeneutic Single-Case Efficacy Design. The Case of "Giovanni"

Mariavittoria Zanchetta, Laura Farina, Stefano Morena, Enrico Benelli
2019 International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research  
We address problems and difficulties emerged in previous case series, such as: spending time in training a group of people to conduct the hermeneutic analysis, organizing the involvement of external judges  ...  This study is inspired by previous case series replications of Hermeneutic Single-Case Efficacy Design which aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of a manualized transactional analysis treatment for depressive  ...  Acknowledgment The research took place at the Child Neuropsychiatric Clinic of the ASST Hospital Giovanni XXIII in Bergamo.  ... 
doi:10.29044/v10i2p4 doaj:e0bf27fb1d6b47bb92dd5717f6c3388f fatcat:cwis7uekczhibd235vecvoqv7m
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